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The DSM system uses a categorical approach to defining abnormal behavior. Although this method is somewhat controversial (see the feature “Research Hot Topic: Categorical vs. Dimensional Approaches to Abnormal Behavior”), it remains the most widely accepted diagnostic system in the United States. 2 A behavior is abnormal if it is inconsistent with developmental or social norms. Abnormal Behavior in the General Population Psychological disorders are common in the general population. , 2005). 1).

As young people mature and leave their family of origin, new traditions from extended family, marriage, or friendships often blend into former customs and traditions, creating a new context for holiday celebrations. Often, these different cultural traditions are unremarkable, but sometimes they can cause misunderstanding: Maleah is 12 years old. Her family recently moved to the United States from the Philippines. ” The teacher was concerned because Maleah told the teacher that she had always slept in a bed with her grandmother.

Manic-depressive insanity was defined as a separate disorder with a more favorable outcome. Kraepelin was best known for his studies of dementia praecox, which he believed resulted from autointoxication, the self-poisoning of brain cells as a result of abnormal body metabolism. Although a biological or metabolic cause for schizophrenia is not yet known, Kraepelin’s contributions, both in terms of a classification system and a description of schizophrenia, cannot be overstated. Another physician interested in the brain was Jean-Martin Charcot (1825–1893), who established a school of neurology at La Salpêtrière in Paris (Haas, 2001).

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